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Public Health Leader to Address Partnerships Between Universities and Communities
March 17, 2015

It’s hard to overstate the intimacy of the relationship between a university and the community that surrounds it. In many ways, each is the product of the other. A school’s unique culture and feel naturally emerges from the area in which it resides; cities grow and progress by...


UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings
March 12, 2015

UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings We couldn’t have done it without you! More evidence that we’re building a great foundation here at UNC Charlotte and moving the program in the right direction. We’ve just received word that in the latest (...


Inaugural Panel on Mecklenburg County Minority Health Disparities to Meet
February 10, 2015

North Carolina ranked 37th in a recent state-by-state assessment of the nation’s health. While public health solutions are very rarely defined by a single action or small series of actions, efforts to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations will play an important role...


MHA Program at 2015 ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership, March 16-19
February 2, 2015

The UNC Charlotte MHA Program continues to grow its presence at ACHE’s Annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership.  We have seen an increase in UNC Charlotte MHA students, alumni, and community partners traveling to Congress over the past several years.  This March, the MHA program is...


UNC Charlotte Goes Red with the American Heart Association
January 29, 2015

The Graduate Public Health Association is hosting a Go Red Event with the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart health for college students! Come by for blood pressure checks, trail mix, stress reduction tips, fitness assessments, and a photobooth! Each attendee will receive a swag...


North Carolina Representative Beverly Earle, Health Disparities Distinguished Lecture: Advancing Science, Policy, and Practice
January 29, 2015

The Inaugural North Carolina Representative Beverly Earle Health Disparities Distinguished Lecture: Advancing Science, Policy, & Practice event will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, CHHS 155 from 10AM-4PM. The lecture event is in...


Culture, the Environment, and Health in Film
January 7, 2015

Film Series:  Culture, the Environment and Health - Building an Understanding of Place through Film.  All are welcome to join us for five outstanding films – and they are free!  These films are made available through the Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund and organized by the...


Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine Help Cabarrus County Community Leaders Tackle Childhood Obesity
December 4, 2014

UNC Charlotte Public Health researchers Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine have partnered up with Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and Cabarrus County community stakeholders to develop a childhood obesity action plan. Recent numbers suggest that 23% of children in the U.S....


Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Beth Racine present results from a childhood obesity project at the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce
November 11, 2014

As part of the “State of the Region Healthcare Summit 2014” sponsored by the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Saunders and Dr. Racine presented “Childhood Obesity & Wellness Research” to business leaders in Cabarrus County (click here for newspaper article).  Their recently...


Dr. Brunner Huber to speak on highly cited article at the American Public Health Association meeting in New Orleans
November 11, 2014

Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, has been invited to speak at the upcoming American Public Health Association meeting in New Orleans, LA.  Editors from "Maternal and Child Health Journal" have organized a session related to the research and publishing...